Top 14 2019-2020 Round 17 Predictions

Ten games to go in the Top 14 regular season, it does feel like we’re heading towards the run in. Teams will be missing their French stars this weekend still with the 6 Nations being on. But they will have their other internationals back even if it is less than previous years. Below are my thoughts with away records dominating the reasons for my picks.

Here are my Top 14 Round 17 Predictions:

The home picks are more about the away teams than the homes teams to be honest:

  • La Rochelle 1 away win
  • Stade Francais 0 away wins
  • Castres 1 away win
  • Toulouse 1 away win

Three away wins might be a bit brave in the Top 14 and let’s be honest I’ve been caught out doing that before. But in Brieve, Agen and Pau we’re looking at teams in the bottom five of the table. Lyon (3wins) Clermont (3wins) and Montpellier (0 wins) have poor away records. However I’m going with the home sides being in even poorer form.

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Racing 92 v La Rochelle Racing 92 by 7 
Toulon v Stade Francais Toulon by 7 
Brive v Lyon Lyon by 3 
Agen v ASM Clermont Auvergne ASM Clermont Auvergne by 3 
Pau v Montpellier Montpellier by 3 
Bordeaux Begles v Castres Bordeaux Begles by 7 
Bayonne v Toulouse Bayonne by 3

I’m 72 from 112 or 64% so far this season.

Courtesy of the BBC


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